Go for it. It is a good option.
If I were you, i would get that opinion from your dentist, and i would especially pay attention to the problems involved if you don't do this graft. If they are recommending this at your age, you need to listen to the facts.
Had one - periodontal issues. No big deal.
I just wish they would take aspartame out of gum...I used to enjoy gum, 2-3 pieces at once, but then after hearing Dr. Betty Martini rail against aspartame, I got to where anything with aspartame leaves a bad taste in my mouth and I no longer enjoy gum
By the way... It's nay.